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China is crashing. What should investors do?

The headlines have taken a turn the last few days. Greece was the focus last week with its default, its “no” vote to the referendum and its potential exit with the Euro. (We discussed Greece in detail in our market commentary video. If you haven’t watched it click here.) This week the focus has been almost all China. We have talked about China before in this blog and the attempts of the Chinese government to prop up the stock market. For those unaware of what the government has done and the result, let’s start the conversation out discussing with a quick review of the past year and current situation in China. China the past year and its current situation.  In the past year the Peoples Bank of China (PBOC) launched a program called “Stock Connect.” This program linked the Shanghai and the Hong Kong markets. This allowed foreign investors to invest
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The Return of the Global Markets

The following is a portion of Iron Gate Global Advisors letter to clients. We removed specific investment advice, stock reviews and advice. That is for our clients only. For more information contact Brett Pattison at brett@igga.dev.  As the name of our firm mentions, we are global investors. We like to search the globe for those markets, countries and companies that are cheap (from a valuation perspective) and poised to grow. Over the past three years we have been allocated primarily to the good ole U.S. of A. This has turned out to be the right decision as the U.S. market (S&P 500) has out-performed the other global markets by 58.95%. The table below shows you the 2011 – 2014 performance numbers for the global markets. As we entered 2015 Brian and I talked with one another, and many of you, about the real possibility that the U.S. markets incredible streak
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The Week that Was

Each week we try our best to provide our thoughts on the market and other stories happening around the globe. We do this by writing blog posts and by using other forms of social media including Twitter. For those of you not following us on Twitter we thought we would show you what you’re missing.  For those that do follow us then this will be a good recap of the week that was. Please know that we did not post everyone of our Tweets just a few of our favorites. Some of the links are below in case you missed the story. If you would like to follow us on Twitter just click the links below . . . Brett Pattison @brettmpattison Brian Hunsaker @BrianWHunsaker As always, please remember these are just educational thoughts and not recommendations to buy or sale any security.                  
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